In this course we will cover aspects of arboricultural practice - including pruning, cabling, rigging, and tree risk assessment - in great depth. We will reference arboricultural standards, best management practices, and the primary scientific literature to gain a mechanical perspective. We will also introduce basic research methods related to investigating the mechanical aspects of arboricultural practice.
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